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A gent having his shoes polished on the streets of Lisbon, Portugal. This is a sight I haven’t seen anywhere in a while!

Canon EOS 450D, Sigma 70 – 300 mm F4-5.6 DG lens.


Portugal, January 2010
Solo Exhibition, September 2010


black and white, lisbon, man, men, monochrome, polish, portugal, shine, shoe

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  • rosson1
    rosson1over 4 years ago

    What a catch Urs…wonderfully done and a must for the black and white enthusiast:))

  • Thankyou _so _ much my friend! oh it was a definite must in b&w! The original colour image just didn’t have the same impact :))

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Nicolas Perriault
    Nicolas Perriaultover 4 years ago

    Nice street scene!

  • Thanks Nicolas!

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • BaZZuKa
    BaZZuKaover 4 years ago

    Looks so old….:))

  • lol! Thankyou so much Carlos…and I so appreciate another feature in the wonderful Portugal group!!

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • andreisky
    andreiskyover 4 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thanks Andrei! :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • RickGeorge
    RickGeorgeover 4 years ago

    well seen, captured and presented Ursula…so glad you chose BW!

  • Thanks so much Rick, me too! :))

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 4 years ago

    well done!

  • Thankyou Tereza! :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Williamsover 4 years ago

    Great image Ursula! Love the B&W!

  • Thanks so much buddy! :))

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Marg Thomson Photography
    Marg Thomson P...over 4 years ago

    Love the dynamics in this shot! xoxox

  • Thankyou so much! :))

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Jean M. Laffitau
    Jean M. Laffitauover 4 years ago

    Strong and excellent bw shot!!

  • Really appreciate it Jean, thanks so much!

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 4 years ago

    Beautiful tones as usual, mono suits your style Ursula!

  • Really appreciate it my friend! I have definitely been discovering the benefits of mono work more and more lately :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

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